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'Tis the Season! Stars Get in the Holiday Spirit

Dec 20 2013 - 4:35pm

Christmas is just a few days away, which means everyone is getting into the holiday spirit. Not only is Tinseltown itself getting decked out, but also, stars like Sarah Michelle Gellar [1], Miley Cyrus [2], Mariah Carey [3], and Taylor Swift [4] are getting ready just like the rest of us: hauling trees, singing classic tunes, dressing up in their best festive attire, and posing with the big man in red himself.

Click through to see the stars decking the halls and doing some last-minute shopping, and if you're still in need of ideas for what to give, then be sure to check out our holiday gift guide [5]!

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Victoria's Secret model Alessandra Ambrosio wore a festive outfit and reindeer antlers at an LA photo shoot.

Ashley Tisdale [7] jingled all the way with Santa Claus at the Delta "Holiday Flight" in NYC.

January Jones [8] gave her son, Xander, a swing as he rocked an adorable Christmas sweater in LA.

Melissa Joan Hart and her sons Mason and Brady snapped a sweet group shot with Santa at his LA Secret Workshop benefit.

John Stamos cozied up to Santa in a fun Instagram photo, writing, "This guy sleighs me."

Source: Instagram user johnstamos [9]

Lady Gaga [10] already rocked under the Christmas tree this year.

Miley Cyrus [11] took her twerking to the next level at Jingle Ball in LA, trading Robin Thicke for Saint Nick.

Actor and magician Neil Patrick Harris [12] took a special call at the most magical place on Earth for Disney's Christmas Day parade TV special.

Gwen Stefani [13] carted away plenty of holiday gifts in LA for her sons, Kingston and Zuma, and another baby on the way.

Kelly Clarkson [14] was truly "Wrapped in Red" with a festive red coat during her Rockefeller Center tree lighting taping.

Elizabeth Banks greeted a pint-sized fan at Legoland California's tree lighting ceremony with an assist from Santa and a giant Lego.

Backstreet's back! The Backstreet Boys performed for President Barack Obama and other guests at the TNT special Christmas in Washington in Washington, DC.

Michelle Obama leaned down for an embrace while introducing the 2013 White House holiday decorations.

Taylor Swift [15] received a warm holiday welcome at her hotel in Australia, posting this photo of her admiring the decked-out Christmas tree.

Source: Instagram user taylorswift [16]

Mariah Carey [17] rocked her best holiday attire during a performance at the Rockefeller Center tree lighting ceremony.

Sarah Michelle Gellar [18] puckered up to Santa Claus at his Secret Workshop benefit in LA.

Shameless star Emmy Rossum posed in front of a giant Christmas tree.

Source: Instagram user emmyrossum [19]

Nick Jonas [20] and girlfriend Olivia Culpo wore matching boots while Christmas tree shopping.

January Jones [21] and her son Xander were all smiles with Santa in LA.

Pretty Little Liars star Sasha Pieterse rocked a red hat instead of a red coat at Rockefeller Center in NYC.

Trophy Wife star Malin Akerman made Santa's eyes twinkle at his Secret Workshop benefit in LA.

Hilary Duff [22] played Santa Claus during a visit to The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto.

Mad Men's Christina Hendricks may not have stepped foot inside the holiday house behind her, but shopping at The Grove in LA during December is automatically festive.

Rupert Grint bundled up for the Downing Street Christmas Party in London, posing in front of a tree that would make Hogwarts proud.

Danny Masterson played a beardless Santa at the Church of Scientology's Christmas stories event in LA.

Naya Rivera showed off her best "Santa, Baby" outfit to show that Christmas is coming.

Source: Instagram user nayarivera [23]

No, those aren't Heidi Klum [24]'s little helpers — they're models for her Babies"R"Us collection!

Emily Deschanel posed in front of stockings (hung with care) before reading holiday books to children at Five Acres' holiday open house.

Vampire Diaries star Kat Graham and fiancé Cottrell Guidry showed off adorable PDA while Christmas tree shopping in LA.

Ariana Grande looked purrfectly festive at Jingle Ball in Saint Paul, MN.

Miley Cyrus [25] got saucy with Santa as Mrs. Claus at Jingle Ball's Saint Paul, MN, date.

Modern Family star Jesse Tyler Ferguson and his husband, Justin Mikita, snapped an adorable picture with Santa at the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital benefit in San Francisco.

Pretty Little Liars star Lucy Hale was high-fiving a million angels on Instagram — or at least two.

Source: Instagram user lucyhale [26]

Anna Kendrick [27] and Sheryl Crow [28] both sang at TNT's Christmas in Washington special for President Barack Obama and other esteemed guests, but first, they posed for a gorgeous pic in Washington, DC.

President Barack Obama and his family laughed together onstage at their TNT special, Christmas in Washington, which filmed in Washington, DC.

Selena Gomez [29] and best friend Demi Lovato stayed warm with a hug in front of festively-lit trees.

Source: Instagram user selenagomez [30]

Jenna Elfman, Laura Prepon, Erika Christensen, and Danny Masterson attended the Church of Scientology Christmas Stories event in LA.

Salma Hayek [31] and her daughter, Valentina, celebrated the holidays early in Paris at the Opéra Bastille.

Best friends Taylor Swift [32] and Hailee Steinfeld celebrated Christmas early together, exchanging gifts and wearing bows.

Source: Twitter user haileesteinfeld [33]

"Merry Swiftmas and Hailee New Year," Taylor Swift [34] captioned this pic. Perfectly punny!

Source: Instagram user taylorswift [35]

Blake Shelton had a surprise holiday concert in NYC, playing hits from Cheers, It's Christmas, his album released in 2012.

Julianne Hough rocked workout clothes and juggled a handful of gifts while walking around LA.

Hilary Duff [36] and her son, Luca Comrie, were coordinated cuties in festive coats out in LA.

Beyoncé surprised fans while shopping at a Walmart in Tewksbury, MA — and then gave them each $50 toward their purchases!

Source: Instagram user beyonce [37]

Kelly Osbourne had fun in a pile of ugly Christmas sweaters.

Source: Instagram user kellyosbourne [38]

Ludacris had fun with a giant gingerbread man and Santa Claus!

Source: Instagram user itsludacris [39]

Mariah Carey [40] showed us all she wanted for Christmas: a sexy red swimsuit to use in the hot tub.

Source: Instagram user mariahcarey [41]

Miley Cyrus [42] channeled her inner Rudolph.

Source: Instagram user mileycyrus [43]

Rihanna [44] got down and dirty in front of a Christmas tree in Barbados.

Source: Instagram user badgalriri [45]

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